Robert Sawatzky
Sep 18, 2017

The old refrain: stereotypes about ageing employees

Are older workers really as technologically inept and resistant to change as they're made out to be?

As an elder member of Campaign Asia’s editorial team, I have on occasion had some mild professional ribbing about my pop culture deficiencies and slower navigation of some technology tools. It doesn’t bother meyet.

But ask me again in 10 years and my skin is likely to be thinner as my hair becomes greyer. That’s because stereotypes of older professionals do matter. Those in their 50s and 60s fight an uphill battle when it...

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